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Millonario - Clown Shoes

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Millonario
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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

40 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 16
Gots: 20 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Clown Shoes Albino Cetaceous Release #1
Sometimes there are many words. Other times there are no words. We aged Chocolate Sombrero in Cognac barrels, making less than 100 cases of beer. For this we could only find one word. Millonario! Millonario! Millonario!

(Beer added by: dailyminefield on 06-24-2014)
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Reviews by Dope:
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Dope

Massachusetts

3.88/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Don't see a bottling date but this was just released last week.

A: Heavy pitch-black pour. Tall, very dense medium brown head. Great head retention with a nice little island. Thick lacing to boot.

S: Some chalky, charry oak. Light bits of dark fruit and berries. Hint of roasted malt in the char and a little bittersweet cocoa. Maybe cinnamon?

T: Oh yeah, definitely cinnamon. Cinnamon and some light chili peppers up front. Smoky, chalky and charry, must be chipotles or similar roasted chili peppers? Bittersweet cocoa is pretty much everywhere, much like a stoneground mexican chocolate. A little bit of smoky heat in the finish with more char and just a little oak to boot.

M: Heavy, smoky, spicy and a little bitter to boot.

O: Well, I had high hopes for this one but unfortunately I think I overhyped it a bit. Billionaire in cognac barrels was great, but either this one wasn't aged long enough or the bold chocolate and chili pepper flavors have completely drowned it out here. I don't taste any barrel character at all. This tastes more or less like Chocolate Sombrero. In fact, if I didn't know better, I'd think someone was playing a trick on me. Too bad. It's a good beer, don't get me wrong, I was just expecting something next-level over normal CS.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2014 01:34:28 | More by Dope
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ZackRothman

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Only 100 cases of this were released into Massachusetts! Glad I got to try some. Poured into a Clown Shoes snifter.

Look: Pours nice and dark with a tan head.

Aroma: Roasty with notes of cocoa. The Cognac barrels add a bit of fruit to the smell.

Taste: Very complex! I get chocolate, vanilla, oak, peppers, and fruit. Sweet upfront with a bit of heat on the back end. Strong yet smooth!

Mouthfeel: Thick and heavy. This brew coats your tastebuds with its delicious flavors.

Overall: This is definitely one you should seek out. If not for its awesome label art or its rarity, then for its rich and decadent flavor.

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New Hampshire

4.06/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle from Colonial Spirits Courtesy of HoppasaurusRex, thanks for the opportunity!
Pours a solid black color with a decent sized frothy tan head that shows great retention. Aromas of chocolate caramel and roast with a whole lot of vinous character to it. Light earthy hop and a touch of alcohol round out the nose nicely. The flavor is rich and sweet with a heavy dose of brown sugar caramel and chocolate. Rich fruity vinous note as well as a bit of tannin and alcohol notes. Medium to thick body with a light to moderate level of carbonation, and a rich sweet creamy almost syrupy mouthfeel. Very nice big rich thick stout, I really enjoyed this one.

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Poured from a bomber into an enlarged snifter.

Appearance: Pours black and leaves a foamy two-fingered mocha tan head, which lingers around for a while, leaving lacing down the glass, before settling as a tan layer atop the beer.

Smell: Big coffee, dark chocolate, hint of cinnamon, hint of hot peppers, roasted malts, hint of oak.

Taste: Roasted malts, oak, mild coffee, mild milk chocolate, marshmallows, vanilla, a very mild hint of hot pepper. The taste is very well blended and actually fairly light, considering the big aroma. The taste is a lot different from the smell, quite interesting. ABV is really well hidden.

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Overall: Very interesting and much different than I expected. The smell is about what I expected but the taste is completely different. Very smooth and drinkable with a nice flavor though. I would've loved more from the cognac barrels.

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Millonario from Clown Shoes
91 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.